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how do I get ants out of my car,dashboard ?

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Robert,

I'd use baits in the same way as they are used indoors. Place bait in out-of-the-way places - the ants will find it and carry it back to the nest. See http://www.livingwithbugs.com/ant_bait.html for ways to use these baits. Don't spray insecticides as this will make matters worse. If you use one of the paste/gel baits you should be able to put some under the dash and so forth.

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Jack DeAngelis

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I can answer questions in any area of entomology (study of insects, spiders, mites, ticks, and other terrestrial arthropods). Contact me about home and garden insects such as aphids and spider mites, insects that bite and sting such as ticks and wasps, and insects that damage homes such as carpenter ants and termites.

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20 years as university extension entomologist, now retired; currently publish a website about home and garden insects.

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see www.livingwithbugs.com/resume.html Fine Gardening magazine

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Ph.D. in Entomology (the study of insects)

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